Prescott, William. History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. London: Richard Bentley, 1855. Two vols., navy cloth with gilt-lettered spines. Signed note from the author bound in at start of first volume: “Sir Thomas Phillips/ with the sincere regards of the author/Boston Md./Nov. 7 1855”. Frontispieces under tissue. 8vo. Intermittent light foxing.